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>> where is my -- the knife, please. a knife. >> forgot the knife. cool, no big deal. we can survive that. >> we have another problem. >> imagine working with him. >> he's such a perfectionist. a good thing has he a comedian to offset it. >> two little fails in. the blender should be plugged in, right? >> thank you, guys. two seconds. >> it's a set blender. >> at home the popcorn is waiting. >> you win. >> on point with all his comedic relief. >> he'll be leaving with a knife in his shoulder blade. >> one thing you should never do. >> play this.
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>> that is brilliant television right there. >> the blender literally comes on while his hand is inside. there's blood everywhere. he falls to the floor. >> he actually believes this is true. i love this moment when he finally reveals he's kidding. >> yes! >> do not ever put your hand in a blender. >> if there's a message to take away it's that one. >> that's all for today's show. thanks for watching. go on over to rightthisminute.com for more or catch the
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>> liftoff! >> you are watching a huge milestone for spacex and space travel in general. the launch of a previously used rocket. the falcon 9 lifted off from kennedy space center bringing a commercial satellite into orbit. reusing rockets holds down costs making commercial space travel
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economically practical. this particular rocket sent a payload to the international space station a year ago. >> that is so awesome. now to our animal block. you can strike one species off the endangered list. >> good news. the manatee status changed to threatened. there are 6,600 manatees in the state. >> doesn't mean you can boat at will. have to protect them. back on dry land. cows in st. louis were trying to make a quick getaway from the twisted ranch. >> who can blame them. >> they know how that end up. six escaped from a slaughterhouse. police had to block streets in the area to round them up. it took five hours to corral all of them. a new jersey based sanctuary has offered to save the cows. also, gofundme account set up to try to buy their freedom. >> they're not running for no reason. they know what's up. >> they know. >> like a real life sharknado,
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the bull shark was high and dry. following flooding caused by cyclone debbie. a reporter found it, covering storm damage. more horrifying, he said a river nearby is full of bull sharks. >> oh. sharknado. >> can't get back. this next animal story just makes you ask, why? here is the answer. florida. >> florida. however. this guy in the blue shirt. >> oh. >> he is an alligator trainer. for some reason decide to do a belly flop in a pool filled with the huge reptiles. >> you can see the video loops after six seconds. we're not sure what happened next. >> we presume that he is okay. >> he made it out. >> okay. yes. >> guessing those are well-fed gators or he wouldn't take the risk. >> i would hope so. they look mighty hungry. >> we have to question the man's judgment in general. "the skinny" is coming up next. >> including how halle berry,
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halle berry, almost broke the internet, show us what she would do just for a snack. >> for a snack. halle. >> for a snack. halle. protect.
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♪ skinny so skinny >> going to start friday "the skinny" with a sneak peek of winter in the middle of summer. >> hbo released the trail for "games of thrones." help me out. i can't read these. >> cerce. >> denarus. >> john snow. that one i can do. >> you mispronounced it. >> no, i didn't. >> take a look. ♪ ♪ sit down next to me ♪ down, down, down
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♪ in sympathy >> oh, my god, they close their eyes. what does it mean? die hard fans already dissecting that song actually. >> the producers chose the song "sit down" by james, and getting a mixed review in the twitter-verse. >> one person said he disliked the song so much he stopped after 15 seconds. that's not a die-hard fan. another said it felt like itunes accidentally started playing music from his computer his mom's computer for that matter. >> sure there was a deeper meaning. not an accident they chose the song. coming up, next to a blow up on twitter ignited by the one and only miss halle berry. >> halle berry. there we go. started so many songs. the oscar winning actress the latest cry for attention involves this revealing photo of herself. wouldn't say a cry for attention. showing off. white lace dress.
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captioned it, me when someone says i'm coming over and i've got snacks. >> as you can imagine the post triggered quite a response. because she has the most perfect eyes. i have ever seen. >> yes, her eyes are down there. >> her eyes are spectacular. including quest love who tweeted i'm coming over and i've got snacks. question mark. >> me when halle berry says, come over with usain bolt running. another. me trying to get snacks for halle berry. >> one keeping it real for all of us. halle berry is 50. i repeat, 50. >> would the lay's work. any of these work, halle? i got cheddar. in spanish. [ speaking spanish ] >> you have an assortment. >> bag of nuts. >> you might have a chance. >> doritos. >> we will miss the story on beyonce. i will not forgive you. >> halle berry. >> beyonce, hello. >> speculation.
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>> our company disney's reboot of "the lion king" may be lining up in formation behind beyonce. >> the report, beyonce is the top choice to voice nala in the upcoming remake. >> insiders say she has not made a decision being she is pregnant with twins. much bigger things to focus on. donald glover is on board to voice simba. james earl jones, reprising his role as simba's father. >> hearing production for the film is being fast tracked so beyonce would likely have to make a decision very soon. >> "the lion king" was originally released in 1994 and currently one of the highest grossing animated films of all time. i can't get my daughter to watch. does not involve a princess with long blond hair. so far, earned $968 million. >> make a personal appeal to, to, to halle berry. like, all of the snacks that you can, ever want, halle. >> that just did a number on my
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so i know how important that is. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ closing out another week that was dominated by political headlines. there is still time for a lighthearted comment about, salad dressing. >> go figure. >> excitement ahead of basketball's final four. >> here now is our weekly friday rewind. >> i am not going to tell you where i was at on the grounds. those are classified facilities. >> chairman nunes is falling down on the job. and seems to be more interested in protecting the president than seeking truth. >> if the president puts russian salad dressing on his salad tonight. >> with the members of our committee we will get to the bottom of this.
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get nothing from today. take that statement. >> we will make a deal on health care. that's such an easy one. i have no doubt that is going to happen very quickly. >> we need to fight back twice as hard not for the sake of politics, but these are bad policies that will hurt people. and take our country in the wrong direction. >> today has been a very difficult day for me and for my children. but, i want to assure my kids, and everyone else that this fight is far from over. i will not allow myself to be the scapegoat in this case. >> stepping over us, everything got, scarred my arms, knees. falling on the ground. >> been a policeman for 30 years. and many of them were multivictim. not 16. never been anything like that. >> we are trying to clarify why they chose that house. was it random or some other knowledge that the suspects had that they chose that house.
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>> i trusted usa gymnastics. but i was sexually abused as were so many athletes. i know i am not alone. more than 100 women have come forward and shared stories that are shockingly similar to mine. ♪ singing in the rain just singing in rain ♪ >> would you join me in a standing ovation to debbie and carrie. >> it's over. north carolina -- looking for redemption in the desert. >> upset city there. >> going to let you ad-lib about this. not going to say a word. >> tomorrow, the final four action we will find out if it will be all carolina championship game. on monday, of course you have washington, of course. represented by gonzaga. >> naturally. >> duh. pacific northwest championship possible. >> what he said. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now" informing "world news now" informing insomniacs for two decades. mom was diagnosed with alzheimer's at 58 years old.
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good morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> here are some of the top headlines we're following on "world news now." michael flin is ready to talk. now seeking immunity and offering to testify as congress looks into russian election interference and possible ties to the trump campaign. more details coming up. a commuter nightmare in atlanta. interstate 85 closed in both directions in one part of the city after an overpass collapsed because of a fire underneath. there were no injuries. they do not believe terror is a cause. the storm system that has been making life miserable in the south this week is now arriving in the east. bringing heavy rain and even snow in new england. all right. so in the mid-70s this weekend in glendale, arizona, as the last men's march madness teams
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heat things up indoors. gonzaga, south carolina, oregon, north carolina get ready for the final four. those are some of the top stories on this friday, march 31st. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good friday morning to you, everyone. start the half-hour with breaking news and a stunning offer from the former national security adviser michael flynn. now willing to testify if he gets immunity. >> weeks after he was fired by president trump over his conversations with the russian official. flynn wants to talk to house and senate intelligence committees looking into russia's interference in the election. his attorney says, flynn certainly has a story to tell and very much wants to tell it. he is looking for assurances against what he calls unfair prosecution. house and senate panels haven't publicly responded to flynn's offer. one of those investigations remains stalled while a new
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report says the man at the helm received intelligence material from two white house officials. >> this as senators heard gripping testimony rather about russian efforts to use information warfare to influence american politics. we get more now from abc's lana zach. >> the russians employed thousands of paid internet trolls and botnets to push out disinformation and fake news. >> reporter: republicans and democrats on the senate intelligence committee agreed that russia did try to interfere by planting fake news stories that hurt hillary clinton. the russian president is denying involvement, paraphrasing a former american president saying read my lips. >> no. >> reporter: claim disputed by marco rubio who says it is not true that russian hackers targeted former members of his campaign staff just in the last 24 hours. meanwhile, the white house won't say how house intelligence committee chair devin nunes received secret information or if it was at the direction of president trump. >> the president direct any one in the white house or national
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security team to try to find information or intelligence to back up his assertion of wiretapping? >> um, i don't, i'm not aware of anything directly. would have to look into that. >> reporter: "the new york times" is reporting two white house officials gave nunes information president trump later said somewhat vindicated claims of illegal wiretapping. a claim widely disputed by intelligence officials. the white house did promise to share information with adam schiff ranking democrat on the intelligence committee. but. >> there its a cloud over the investigation. as a result of the way the materials were provided. >> reporter: two things remain unclear. are these documents that the white house is now providing the same documents that chairman nunes received. and who cleared him into the white house. lana zach, abc news, washington. lana, one concern for the president. and the trump administration has another one. its first serious test in the middle east. for the first time in decades,
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israeli government approved a settlement in the west bank. last month president trump publicly asked israel to hold off on new settlements. the white house says israel will take the president's concerns into consideration in the future. southern california sheriff's deputy is under investigation after allegedly ignoring gunshots to make a stalking video for his now ex-girlfriend. youtube video shows l.a. county deputy, jeremy fettle speaking into the camera in his patrol car. at some point he gets a radio call regarding gunfire. fettle looks into the camera says, oh, well and just continues on. >> i know i got to go. i am not going to go. i'm not going to go. i'm being shy. >> deputy has a restraining order against him. accused of choking his ex-girlfriend in january. fennle on administrative leave since then. the deputy is the subject of two departmental investigations. the l.a. district attorney is also reviewing this case.
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also out of california, some good news about the drought there. it comes with serious concerns. surveyors measured the sierra nevada snow pack near lake tahoe. nearly eight feet deep and higher elevations have more and that's good news because all the snow melts into water for drinking and irrigation. if it melts too fast. it could create flooding and areas saturated by winter storms. drought restrictions could be lifted in coming weeks. >> such a vast climate there in california that you see scenes like this. tumble weeds being blown around in southern california. it's still really dry there as you can see in some parts. one guy tried keeping the road open by beating the weeds with a shovel. high winds blowing through the area didn't do him any favors at all. but we appreciate the effort. >> a for effort. strong winds were a problem in las vegas area. at one point, 35,000 people were without power.
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and some highways were closed out of caution. major league baseball season gets under way over the weekend. three games on tap for sunday alone. preseason ended memorably for the padres. playing the rockies when everyone hit the deck. because, a swarm of bees, they stayed down there for about ten seconds before getting back up. the padres might have hoped the swarm would end the game. they lost 10-5. so they're in true regular season form for padres of late. >> interesting tactic for avoiding bees. running around, screaming look this not the way to avoid bees. >> that would be the way how we would, we would do it. just hit the deck. four arizona police officers are being praised for doing a little more than just serving and protecting. >> the men answered the call for four sisters whose dad couldn't take them to a father/daughter dance. like the dance moves. their mom reached out to two
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phoenix area police departments. four officers stepped in for her husband. he couldn't make it because he had to work. and they had like the dance moves down pat. >> very cute. >> really cute. >> yes. coming up, is "the boss baby" with your bucks this weekend? the reviews are in. later insomniac theater. the pioneering police detective in new york city breaking new ground for women thousands of feet above the ground. diane's special profile coming up ahead. >> first, here is a look hat today's temperatures. it does. . ...they're not all the same. turns out, they're really... ...different. who knew? i had no idea. so, she said look for... ...one that's shaped like a dental tool with a round... ...brush head. go pro with oral-b. oral-b's rounded brush head surrounds each tooth to... ...gently remove more plaque and... ...oral-b crossaction is clinically proven to...
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looking at dramatic video looking at dramatic video here. floodwater pouring down the street. trapping the man, in southern argentina. people nearby toss him a line which he grabs. starting his walk to safety. thank goodness for the intervention. the powerful water made him stumble and fall. hopefully he diddant hit his head. safe moments later. a strong storm brought flooding across the area. >> we have seen so many dramatic scenes like this from south america in the last few months, including peru hard hit by the storms. back here at home college basketball officials say they will need a couple days to decide if the repeal of north carolina's controversial bathroom bill will lure them back far enough to that state.
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conservatives say they were railroaded to support the bill to avoid the ncaa boycott. >> basketball is important to north carolina. nobody is going to deny that. but we have given in to threats. i didn't see any other way to get this, threatened as a state. we took the coward's act and backing down at this point. >> well, gay rights activists say the law denies lgbt people certain protections from discrimination. the events polled by the ncaa would cost the state tens of millions of dollars. estimates the state has lost more than a billion. cost them a lot in future revenue. >> farther north, people on both sides of the trans issue are fired up in boston by free speech bus.
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folks are calling it a rolling bus of hate. >> we think the message on the side of our bus. boys are boys. and girls are girls. not a hateful message. not meant to single anybody out. >> the free speech bus brought out the transgender community. [ indiscernible ] >> police patrolled every bus stop tried to prevent vandalism like graffiti tagging in cambridge. >> what are you then? >> i am not a man or a woman. >> reporter: as the bus rolled from boston to cambridge, mayor marty walsh had an impromptu transgender flag raising ceremony at boston city hall to support the lgbtq community. >> when you deny the experience of transgender individuals you are denying the experience of basic human civil rights. in boston and massachusetts, we have better than that. >> i don't think that that, that kind of fluid area of self
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identification is good basis for public policy. >> reporter: organizers want their bus to be a visual platform reinvigorating national discussions. >> they say we're preaching hate. we are just preaching our opinion. saying our opinion. >> they're the ones that are swearing at us and yelling, screaming. >> people should be respectful that that's their opinion. if it is not your opinion, so be it. it's a police to create a discussion. >> that bus is going to keep making stops. scheduled to stop in new haven, connecticut, philadelphia, baltimore before arriving in d.c. april 3rd. >> all locations. looking at the cities. the protests will be all over the cities. >> they'll face confrontation everywhere they go. >> exactly. coming up, the woman breaking one glass ceiling high in the sky. >> what the detective is doing every day to help lift all women to new heights. including our diane macedo, got quite a view actually up there.
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♪ fly love it fly >> we should always come back. >> yeah, my god. bring in the groove. >> flying to new heights. female new york city police detective breaking one glass ceiling at a whole new level. >> our own diane macedo closing out women's history month. this morning, with a high altitude police ride-along with one of new york city's most elite and ground-breaking officers. >> reporter: for most people flying in a helicopter is something to check off their bucket list. but for detective erin eagin, another day at the office as captain of the nypd air/sea rescue team. >> you are in charge of an entire crew. responsible for everything as far as rescuing somebody and saving lives. it's pretty intense. big responsibility and she's very good at it. >> reporter: i got to see firsthand how good eagen and the helicopters really are. here is the most high tech law enforcement helicopter in the country.
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right now, about 1,500 feet off the ground. again, we can zoom in and see a car. a person. we can even read a license plate. even with all the technology, the job is far from easy. >> the most memorable rescue is flight instructor and student who had to ditch their aircraft in the hudson river in january. i remember it because it was, ice cold. the airplane had sunk. looking for head in the hudson river. think you would see that. you don't. we happened to see something orange. caught our eye. >> the lining of his jacket. >> yeah, yeah. >> very grateful he was wearing that jacket that day. >> he was. one of many missions eagin was part of. including being first on the scene when cory leitel crashed a small plane into a manhattan high rise. >> you see everything inside. the hole. it was gone. >> the incident most famous for, one where she saved lives and nearly lost her own. >> obama was coming in for u.n. general assembly. jamaica bay. just doing normal surveys and on
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our way back to get gas and we can grab lunch and very nonchalant. then a huge bang. catastrophic failure. had to make a landing in the water. in the water so quickly. then surreal. looking around. see water and glass was broken. probably in shock. all i kept saying is there is glass all over me. glass all over me. >> despite impact and broken glass, eagin and her crew survived with minor injuries. something her colleagues call a miracle. >> like our own miracle on jamaica bay. don't do everything right. smack the water so hard you could break the whole helicopter apart. did a tremendous job. >> reporter: some say it is what she did afterward that is more remarkable. taking a long vacation not to rest up, but to give back. >> i actually ran across an ad in the back of a flying magazine. looking for flight instructors to go to ghana. an organization, medicine on the move. they're teaching the girl to build the air craft and fly the ultralights. it was so they could get medicine and supplies all over the country. >> reporter: why put your life
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on hold and go so far away? >> it was about the kids. you are going to show somebody who would never think they could do this that they can do this. you will tell them your story. hopefully carries them on. i was happy to see that it did. >> reporter: the teaching experience stayed with eagin who shows pilots how to fly in little or no visibility. >> if you were in the clouds or really, really bad weather, you could basically take off and fly and land using instruments only without having to look outside the cockpit. she is very good at it. >> finally, time to put eagin's teaching skills to the test. and put me in the pilot seat. >> go out. you are fine. you're fine. >> you are. >> of the simulator. >> all right. we got an emergency. oh, that's not. mayday. how do you work the radio thingy again? >> wait, wait, no, the pedals. >> too much pedals. >> do you normally drive this in heels? >> you did it. no, it wasn't pretty. but you did it. >> reporter: not exactly
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flawless. eagin left me with words of encouragement. >> i have faith in you. >> as she plans to retire next year. hopes to continue in a new career, writing children's books about female pilots to inspire girls like her daughter. >> we need more females in the field. females make great helicopter pilots they're good at multitasking. >> amen. >> got it. >> diane macedo, abc news, new york. >> i am okay with the amen. unless my pilot says, whoops. while we go into the hudson. >> well -- >> that's not what you want to hear from your pilot. >> no, no. i don't want to hear brace for impact from sully. >> they're cool. >> looking forward to the children's book. i love any girl power thing. little girls out there. >> love she has been able to balance her family life and this amazing life right there. flying for one of the best units arguably in the country. >> coming up ""insomniac theater."
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...to 30 days. breathe happy with new febreze. ♪ >> all right. time now for our "insomniac theater," previewing two movies opening this weekend. >> the weekend indeed. start with scarlet johannsen, as a cyborg. "ghosts in the shell." her casting in this role controversial because it's based on a japanese comic book and secret here, she is not japanese. she faces a new enemy once terrorists figure out how to hack into people's minds. >> i saw someone down there. it wasn't human. >> he is a known terrorist. and he has killed again. >> they didn't just kill them. they hacked into their mind.
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>> he's everywhere. and nowhere. >> i will find him. and i will kill him. >> huh. critics are mixed. with, guy lodge writing -- rupert sanders' pulse quickening, formally stunning live action take on the manga classic both honors and streamlines its source. but jordan mintzer isn't impressed. calling it heavily computer generated enterprise with more body than brains. >> well put, jordan. >> would have been nice to cast a japanese actress. >> maybe it's tough to find. >> right. because -- there are so few of them. next, some fun. dream works offers up "boss baby." wears a suit. carries a briefcase and speaks with the wit of alec baldwin. when tim discovers that boss baby is a spy on a secret
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mission. >> usual procedure, sleep deprivation. hunger strikes. they're very disoriented. but i think the kid might be on to me. >> hand up, baby. >> poop duty. >> i've got to deal with the k-i-d. >> you can talk. >> goo-goo, ga-ga. >> you can talk. >> i can talk. see if you can listen. >> get me a double espresso and a place with decent sushi. i would kill for a spicy tuna roll right about now. >> i'm very amused by this. >> lisa kudro, jimmy kimmel, boss baby is not charming the critics. in infant care terms, this is a colicky film. >> a 97-minute pacifier and not much. >> what most movies are. 97 minute pacifier.
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this morning on "world news now" -- russia on attack. >> the shocking testimony from capitol hill detailing how russian hackers flood the web with fake news and how the president himself may have perpetuated phony headlines from his twitter feed. and hear what vladamir putin has to say. giving new meaning to hot-lanta, fiery collapse of a highway in atlanta, smoke from the massive blaze visible from miles and the horrible morning commute ahead for drivers. hear what investigators are saying overnight. and dramatic, new images from down under as remnants of cyclone debbie leave areas completely underwater. the powerful floodwaters causing chaotic scenes. and somebody let the cat out of the bag or really the crayon out of the box.
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crao craola's big announcement on which color it is retiring. scooped. was it the russians hacking this secret? and got it out to everybody? we'll delve into it later on. blame the russians for a lot. it is friday, march 31st. national crayon day. >> hooray. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." there is a national day for everything. >> there is a national. this is our national day of celebration. because mara is back with us on a friday. >> thank you very much for that. >> on a friday. exactly. delve into the fake news, whether or not alternative facts. what color crayola may have brought to us. >> >> big investigation. something else, very familiar. and the ominous warnings we are getting abut them. running a sophisticated campaign
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to influence the election with the flood of disinformation, conspiracy theories and fake news. >> ranking member of senate intelligence committee called it propaganda on steroids. and one intelligence expert accused president trump of using similar tactics. meanwhile, russian president vladamir putin is weighing in himself issuing a flat out denial. abc's pierre thomas. >> reporter: stunning warning russia tried to hijack the last u.s. election, but will try again. >> this is not fake news. this is actually what happened to us. >> reporter: believing the russians used a cyberarmy against the americans. >> russians used thousands of internet trolls and botnets to push out disinformation and fake news at high volume. focusing this material on twitter and facebook feeds. >> reporter: a hearing fbi witness watts even accused trump of engaging in disinformation himself. >> part of the reason active measures have worked in the u.s. election is because the commander-in-chief used russian measures at time against his
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opponents. >> reporter: then candidate trump famously encouraging the russians during the election. >> russia, if you are listening, i hope you're able to find the 30,000 e-mails. wikileaks, i love wikileaks. >> reporter: claiming trump himself is targeted. >> tell you today, gray outlets are soviet pushing accounts, tweet at president trump during high volumes when they know he is online and push conspiracy theories. >> reporter: what is most sinister officials say is that the russian campaign reportedly targeted voters in battleground states like wisconsin, michigan and pennsylvania. attacks hillary clinton's press secretary admitted was a blind spot that caught them off-guard. the attacks unprecedented, and ongoing. >> aren't we in the midst of blitz for lack of better term of informational warfare conduct by russian trolls under the command of vladimir putin designed to sew instability pit us against each other as americans. >> reporter: senator rubio acknowledging he has been a target of the russians. july, 2016.
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and 10:45 a.m. both attempts failed. putin aware of the widening investigation and rejected allegations of meddling. read my lips, he said. no. republicans and democrats don't agree on much these days. but everyone agreed the russians tried to hijack the election. with stunning aggression. and yes they will try again. pierre thomas, abc news, washington. breaking overnight, former national security adviser michael flynn has offered to testify before congress in exchange for immunity. general flynn's attorney says, flynn has a story to tell. and very much wants to tell it. president trump fired flynn last month amid revelation he's misled the vice president, mike pence about his conversations with the russian ambassador to the u.s. the house and senate committees looking into russian meddling haven't publicly responded to flynn's offer. there is also a bombshell revelation surrounding the man leading the house investigation
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on russia. and the possible collusion with the trump administration. "the new york times" says, two white house officials, helped to give intelligence reports to congressman devin nunes. nunes briefed the president on the material that reportedly shows the trump team was incidentally caught up in surveillance. the white house refusing to say if it secretly fed the reports to nunes. but they're now inviting tom members of the house and senate intelligence committees to examine those documents. well, the u.s. is stepping up its fight against terror in africa. the white house deemed somalia active areas of hostility. that move allows the pentagon to go on the offensive. u.s. air strikes would assist the somali government and forces. the area of hostility lasts 180 days. interstate 85 one of the two main arteries through the heart of atlanta is closed after a
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section collapsed during a massive fire last night. it happened just after evening rush hour. there is no word on what caused the fire, but terrorism is not suspected. and it is believed there were no deaths or injuries. police had already begun to turn motorists back, fearing there might be a collapse. and official say people should still stay away from that part of northeast atlanta. >> avoid the area if at all possible. we will be try to putting out alternative routes that people can take. but don't put anybody's life in jeopardy by getting in the way. >> well, the collapse caused gridlock on area highways and roads and more transportation problems as you can imagine are expected this morning. get this, it may be as much as two months we are told before the overpass is repaired. we are learning more about the deadly head-on crash between a church bus and a pickup truck outside san antonio, texas, all 13 people killed were between the ages of 61 and 87.
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investigators say two separate law enforcement departments received calls about the pickup truck swerving on the road. the driver and passenger survived. survivors of this month's train/bus crash in biloxi, mississippi, filed lawsuits totaling $250 million. four people killed when a charter bus carrying senior citizens was hit by a freight train. the bus had become stuck at a crossing the scene of a number of wrecks. both the bus company and the freight company are named as defendants. the storm system plagued much of the country this week is moving to the east. heavy rain moving into the ohio valley. the mid-atlantic states. with snow in some parts of upstate new york and new england. severe thunderstorms are possible all the way down to florida. before leaving the south, the system created a waterspout on lake pontchartrain in louisiana. one of several spotted along the gulf coast. in the deep south today residents will be cleaning up from the strong storms that
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knocked down trees and power lines and damaged buildings. as well as roadways. now, six people have died in this week's storms. and these aerial shots, show the scope of flooding in southeastern australia. that's the result of days of heavy rain after the cyclone there named debbie which came ashore this week. washed away parts of one bridge. 20,000 residents across the region have been ordered to evacuate. some cars were in undated by flash flooding. look at this scene. one was pulled out. this kid opening the door. letting the water flow out. the car then, rolled right back into the deep water. >> wow. >> you think it is totaled? >> yeah, safe bet to say you can't drive it now. thank gosh nobody was in there. >> exactly. >> water scares me in that way. here is the u.s. on a lighter note. national crayola crayon day. thank god for that. crayola, a big announcement
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planned. but. >> surprise was spoiled when this photo hit the web. dandelion is being retired. introduced in 1990. made the big time, nine years later by being included in the box of 24. >> crayola released a video for the occasion. when the surprise was spoiled. it said dandelion decided to make the decision early. >> good way to turn it around. >> yeah. now going to introduce the exact same color and call it sunflower. or whatever. >> exactly. >> they need yellow, right? >> they do need yellow. >> primary colors. you can't make green with yellow. why would they retire dandelion. just got used to it. had to cancel the parade for the announcement today. all that stuff. coming up. high tech fitness. how much is that wearable technology really helping you measure your fitness and calorie burn? and how well do the fitness trackers guide you towards the
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right exercises. what our own measurements revealed. the jailhouse confession by the alleged get away driver in the stand your ground home invasion in oklahoma. what she is saying about her alleged involvement. remember, you can find us on facebook at wnnfans.com. we have a lot of material, as well as twitter @abcwnn. you're watching "world news now" "world news now" now.
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a weak tornado dam a weak tornado damaged a mobile home park in washington state. tipping over two trailers, one of them on to a car. thankfully no injuries. winds were estimated at 75 miles per minute while it was on the ground and covered about 100 yards. washington state averages two tornados a year. we're learning new details that are surfacing in that dramatic stand your ground case unfolding outside of tulsa, oklahoma.
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>> it left three masked and armed teenagers dead. >> abc news sat down with their alleged get away driver expected to face multiple murder charges. here is abc's kayna witworth. >> reporter: stunning admission in the oklahoma home invasion that left three teens dead and this alleged get away driver facing charges in their deaths. >> i know what we did was stupid and wrong. >> reporter: 21-year-old mother of three, elizabeth rodriguez sitting down with abc news in wagner county jail where she is held on three counts of felony first degree murder for her alleged involvement in the deadly botched burglary. >> we made really bad choices. i'm really sorry for the choices i made. and what i did in it. rodriguez says it was her idea to target that home when she and her friends planned the burglary. the teens first stole liquor, speakers and machete from the
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garage. >> thought we could get more. we were greedy. we were greedy. >> reporter: donning masks, armed with brass knuckles and knife. three teens broke into the main home of zach peters. rodriguez said she and another female waited in the car. police say inside the home, peters shot all three boys. killing them. >> i've just been broken into, three men, two i've shot in my house. >> reporter: did you know that it was gunshots? >> yeah. because there was a lot. it was like -- first there was two. and then, pop, pop, pop, pop, pop, pop. >> are they bleeding? >> yes, i believe one's, one's down, one's still talking. need to get here now. >> one of the teens running. making it all most to the car. he slid across the hood said i got hit. >> reporter: are you taking responsibility for this? >> i won't take responsibility for their murders. i won't. i feel guilty but i don't -- i
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don't feel responsible. >> reporter: authorities are still trying to determine if peters' actions were justified under stand your ground law. also formal charges could be brought against rodriguez as early as monday. kayna witworth, abc news, wagner, oklahoma. >> she said it, they made some really bad choices. >> i would definitely say so. she said something interesting in referring to the resident who shot three of her accomplices. she said, he did what by law he could do to protect his home. so almost she doesn't blame him for doing what he did. and probably looking at herself. >> complicated issue there. coming up next, we're testing fitness trackers. a lot of fitness trackers, how accurate are they. could they derail your weight loss efforts. coming up in our next half hour, how much do you love ranch dressing? enough to wait for three hours for a table at a restaurant that has more than two dozen types of ranch dressing and ranch infused bloody marys.
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because it means i am free. >> she is out. >> let me out of the chamber. i was there for 24 hours. >> that's insane. >> 9 x 11 room. >> gma did send mara back into the metabolic chamber. >> it's all from the same visit. can't devote more than 24 hours. went back to measure how the on line apps do the job, reporting bmi and calories you are burning. >> reporter: the tech tools for weight loss. online calculators and wearable trackers measuring fitness and calorie burn. but just how accurate are they? >> everything online, equations, and you know devices, they only predict an estimate. so it's a rough guestimation. >> reporter: we compared their findings for me with the most precise measuring device available. this room, metabolic chamber at mount sinai saint luke's hospital. i spent 23 hours inside. i'm stuck in here for the next day.
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to determine exactly how many calories i burn. by measuring my oxygen consumption, and carbon dioxide production. i used three popular online calculators that look at things like your height and your weight. one finding my metabolism is 1,346 calories a day. another finding it's 1,345. one calculating it is 1,670. shocks me. much higher than i expected it to be. >> if this is what you do not eating enough. over time your body is going to slow down metabolism. >> reporter: next calculating by body mass index or bmi. one of the best indicators of weight related health. according to online calculators my bmi is 25.6. in the overweight category. but after determining my exact body fat percentage using this body pod, doctors at mount sinai found my real bmi is actually lower 23.4. well within the healthy range. why?
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because online calculators don't account for muscle mass. take a look. the two people have the same bmi. clearly very different body compositions. >> very important. major limitations. if you are large and have a lot of fat, doing a good job. however we know muscle is more dense. if you have a lot of muscle your bmi is going to come high. >> reporter: last, we compare our results with three popular fitness trackers. according to the chamber, i burned 3,240 calories in 23 hours. but all of the trackers significantly overestimated that number. one, off by 200 calories. another off by 300. and the last, saying i burned 624 calories more than i actually had. >> people need to realize that they may be burning less than what they actually think they are. the calculator that they use online or whatever the chart may show us, based on the average person. right.
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the folks in the uk haven't learned their lesson on trying to get the public to name different things. remember the case of boaty mcboat face when they asked the public to name it. came up with boaty mcboat face. >> logical name. >> very logical. they put out feelers naming a floating bridge. they said, by april 7th. decide what the name, what are some of the top names. almost unanimously right now what do you think the name is? floaty mcfloat face is leading. look at that. the internet is going wild. so, they have learned their lesson. i would hope. >> no they're going to do it again. they love it. >> yes. >> this one, next is animals. i love these animal stories. big dog carrying a little dog in
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a bucket. all there is to this story. okay. that's enough though. the video is enough. the dog looks like my dog. just need to find a big dog to carry her around. make her feel more pampered. >> big dogs playing this weekend. baseball. >> today, i consider myself, self, self luckiest man, man, man on the face of the earth, earth, earth at yankee stadium. eddie leyton will honor us by playing "world news now" polka. ready, eddie? >> ready! >> take it away! ♪ ♪
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this morning on "world news now," the collapse of a bridge, leads to a clogged city. it's a commuters' nightmare in atlanta after part of the interstate crashed down under intense heat of a massive fire. could have been much worse. march is going out like a lion. funnel clouds spotted across the country. the deadly storm system that pushed damaging winds and hail through the south. threatens the northeast with nasty conditions this weekend. that forecast just ahead. new this half hour, president trump's warning to fellow republicans. >> he took to twitter to call out conservative members of the house blaming them for the failure of the health care bill. how he intends to fight them as midterm elections approach. winter is coming. just three months away. you heard me right. and "game of thrones" fans are freaking out over the first
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teaser. this one that shows something. it's what you hear though that's it is friday, march 31st. what does it all mean? >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> you know, we say that was a long walk. it was actually "game of thrones" preview of what it will look like in atlanta later this morning. all through buckhead and midtown. just going to be a long walk. >> lot of unhappy people. >> that and then some. atlanta bracing for what could be nightmare morning commute. even worse than the usual we are aware of. after the collapse of an overpass in the center of the city. take a look at these scenes overnight. this is i-85. which is a major, major throughway there in atlanta. it happened as massive fire
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roared beneath the overpass towards end of evening rush hour. police saw signs of deterioration. stopped traffic on the artery. >> the overpass collapse did not only close i-85 in both directions it also jammed every other highway in atlanta and many local streets. it is believed the fire started in pvc materials stored underneath that overpass. >> and the black smoke darkened the skies over atlanta. and firefighters scrambled to keep the fire from spreading. >> it was huge. it was, we couldn't see like the sky from my apartment. we were terrified. >> everybody thought it was going to spread over to the building. that was the problem. that's what everybody was nervous about. that's when it got chaotic. >> atlanta officials are ruling out terrorism as the the cause, but the morning commute would be problem nonetheless. a hassle later for braves' fans. >> the team opens its ballpark tonight with an exhibition game against the new york yankees. suntrust park is about 15 miles away from the collapsed overpass. although i-85 doesn't go past it, the closure is putting more
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traffic on other areas highways. our man in atlanta, of course, steve osunsami all over the story, keeping it real in the heart of the bible belt there. >> yes, steve o keeping it real. he tweeted, jesus is really going to take the wheel in atlanta for the next few months. >> jesus might take the wheel. you might have to take marta. >> patience. also happening now, the storm system responsible for six deaths this week is now arriving in the east. >> expected to bring rain from florida to new york. and snow above interstate 90. it is not likely to have wind as strong as it did in the past few days. abc's stephanie ramos has that story. >> reporter: in indiana, pounding hail causing a dangerous commute for drivers. in new orleans, torrential rain flooding the french quarter during a tornado warning. this water spout spotted over a lake nearby. strong winds in memphis knocking
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over massive trees on to homes. this is the eighth consecutive day of the severe weather outbreak. >> oh, my gosh. this thing is huge. more than 100 tornados reported compared to this time last year. a tornado tipping over these rvs in a washington state trailer park. in ft. worth young brothers isaiah and alex lopez electrocuted after storms brought down live power lines. the storm packed with electricity. fernando perez, giving the thumbs up now from his hospital bed. the 57-year-old was working on a roof when he was struck by lightning. >> destroyed his hat. split it into four, the lightning went through his side and came out of his finger. >> reporter: the northeast is bracing for a severe storm system. a miserable day ahead for washington, philly and new york on friday. up to a foot of snow in new england's higher elevations
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through saturday. here in nashville, strong thunderstorms are expected across the area with winds of up to 60 miles per hour. up north, a tornado watch is still in effect for parts of indiana and ohio. kendis, mara. >> stephanie, mentioned it -- much of the east will see storms today. let's get details now from accuweather's justin povick. good morning. >> mara, kendis, good morning. another storm system over the southwest delivering heavy rain and mountain snow along with strong winds. problematic, i-40 north towards salt lake city and casper. southeast talking soaking showers. even gusty thunderstorms again from jacksonville to raleigh to outer banks into northern new england. accung snows over higher terrain. mara, kendis. >> thank you so much for that. now to the republican infighting with president trump delivering the latest jabs. the president went on a twitter rant taking aim at conservative freedom caucus, the group that
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derailed the gop health care bill. he said they would hurt the entire republican agenda if they don't get on the team and he threatened to fight them in 2018. some caucus members fired back. one tweeting it didn't take long for the swamp to drain donald trump. we're getting a disturbing glimpse into the extent of meddling in the presidential election. cyberexperts testified before the committee about a sophisticated campaign to sway opinions of americans. they say russia used thousands of paid internet trolls to distort facts, spread fake news and push theories. one former fbi agent accused president trump of engaging in disinformation himself. >> absolutely. president trump makes these more effective because he uses a system very similar. he cites conspiracies, he cites falsehoods and uses them in a political way against his adversaries. as long as he continues to do that not only can we not counter
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russian measures, we're promoting them. >> the experts also accused russia of trying to influence elections in other countries, as well. president vladamir putin, responded from moscow dismissing the allegations as groundless. president trump meets today with former secretary of state condoleezza rice. this morning's meeting at the white house their second get-together since election day. rice did not support the president during the campaign. the two even traded some verbal barbs. no word on what is on the agenda. in the meantime, the president is predicting "a very difficult meeting with the leader of china." trump will host him for a visit at his florida resort beginning next thursday. among issues to be addressed, trade, north korea, territorial disputes in the south china sea. during the campaign, trump accused china of unfair trade practices. south korea's recently ousted president is an inmate. park guen-hye was arrested. entered detention facility just before dawn. while park is behind bars, prosecutors will charge her in
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the corruption scandal that led to her impeachment. she can be held up to 20 days. park faces charges of bribery and extortion. a new government list of the saltiest foods might include some things that surprise you. the top five are bread, pizza, sandwiches, cold cuts and soup. the centers of disease puts salty snacks chips, pretzels, at number 7. it says americans consume 3400 mg of salt a day. more than double the recommended intake. according to american heart association. >> so -- >> speaking of salt. >> moral of the story is just have cupcakes and cheesecakes and all -- >> sugar just as evil. >> sweet potato pie. speaking of salt, small restaurant in st. louis has seen its business mushroom. and become the toast of the town. and all because -- >> where you are going. >> lots of puns. because of ranch dressing.
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>> the twisted ranch serves 27 different kinds of ranch dressing on everything from salads to desserts. how does that work? because of a video that went viral on buzzfeed, some patrons have waited three hours to get in the door just for a ranch dressing drink. >> yes. >> i have already drank two of the ranch infused bloody mary's. to die for. >> ranch is everybody's guilty pleasure. why wouldn't you come? >> i am with you, sister. some customers drove as much as seven hours to eat and drink at the twisted ranch. and it even ran out of food one day. the two most popular flavors are cheesy bacon and roasted garlic and buffalo sauce. >> i'm missing something here with the story. because 27 kinds of ranch. ranch on dessert, and in your cocktails. no, thank you. no. >> can you imagine ranch dressing in a bloody mary? >> i can't. which is why i don't want to go there. cool ranch doritos, i draw the
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line. that's it. >> oh, my god. one of the purists when it comes to ranch. >> give me sugar. give me sugar. coming up, what is the most dangerous place to do a belly flop? here in a pool infested with alligators. show you how it all ended up for this guy. >> because he can get reservations at the ranch. can you feel the love tonight? the lion king reboot is happening. find out who the director is trying to line up, in formation, to voice the part. >> yes. yes. yes. >> later in "the skinny." ♪ can you feel the love tonight ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by trivago. trivaga.
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>> liftoff! >> you are watching a huge milestone for spacex and space travel in general. the launch of a previously used rocket. the falcon 9 lifted off from kennedy space center bringing a commercial satellite into orbit. reusing rockets holds down costs making commercial space travel economically practical.
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this particular rocket sent a payload to the international space station a year ago. >> that is so awesome. now to our animal block. you can strike one species off the endangered list. >> good news. the manatee status changed to threatened. there are 6,600 manatees in the state. up from just a few hundred in the '70s. >> doesn't mean you can boat at will. have to protect them. back on dry land. cows in st. louis were trying to make a quick getaway from the twisted ranch. >> who can blame them. >> they know how that ends up. six escaped from a slaughterhouse. police had to block streets in the area to round them up. it took five hours to corral all of them. a new jersey based sanctuary has offered to save the cows. also, gofundme account set up to try to buy their freedom. >> they're not running for no reason. they know what's up. >> they know.
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>> like a real life sharknado, the bull shark was high and dry. following flooding caused by cyclone debbie. a reporter found it covering storm damage and even more horrifying, he said a river nearby is full of bull sharks. >> oh. sharknado. >> can't get back. this next animal story just makes you ask why. here is the answer. florida. >> florida. however. this guy in the blue shirt. >> oh. >> he is an alligator trainer. for some reason decide to do a belly flop in a pool filled with the huge reptiles. >> you can see the video loops after six seconds. we're not sure what happened next. >> we presume that he is okay. >> he made it out. >> okay. yes. >> guessing those are well-fed gators or he wouldn't take the risk. >> i would hope so. they look mighty hungry. >> we have to question the man's judgment in general. "the skinny" is coming up next. >> including how halle berry,
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halle berry, almost broke the internet, show us what she would do just for a snack. >> for a snack. internet, show us what she would do just for a snack. for a snack. halle. >> for a snack. halle. protect.
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♪ skinny so skinny >> going to start friday "the skinny" with a sneak peek of winter in the middle of summer. >> hbo released its first trailer for "game of thrones." help me out. i can't read these. >> cerce. >> denarus. >> john snow. that one i can do. >> you mispronounced it. >> no, i didn't. >> take a look. ♪ ♪ sit down next to me
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♪ down, down, down ♪ in sympathy >> oh, my god, they close their eyes. what does it mean? die hard fans already dissecting that song actually. >> the producers chose the song "sit down" by james, and getting a mixed review in the twitter-verse. >> one person said he disliked the song so much he stopped watching it after 15 seconds. that's not another die-hard fan. another said it felt like itunes accidentally started playing music from his computer his mom's computer for that matter. >> sure there was a deeper meaning. not an accident they chose the song. coming up, next to a blow up on twitter ignited by the one and only miss halle berry. >> halle berry. there we go. the woman who started so many songs. the oscar winning actress the latest cry for attention involves this revealing photo of herself. wouldn't say a cry for attention. showing off. white lace dress. captioned it, me when someone says i'm coming over and i've
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got snacks. >> as you can imagine the post triggered quite a response. because she has the most perfect eyes. i have ever seen. >> yes, her eyes are down there. >> her eyes are spectacular. including quest love who tweeted i'm coming over and i've got snacks. question mark. >> me when halle berry says, come over with usain bolt running. another. me trying to get snacks for halle berry. >> one keeping it real for all of us. halle berry is 50. i repeat, 50. >> would the lay's work. any of these work, halle? i got cheddar. in spanish. [ speaking spanish ] >> you have an assortment. >> bag of nuts. >> you might have a chance. >> doritos. >> if you don't hurry up we will miss this story on beyonce and i will not forgive you for that. >> halle berry. >> beyonce, hello. >> speculation.
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>> our parent company disney's reboot of "the lion king" may lining up beyonce. >> the report, beyonce is the top choice to voice nala in the upcoming remake. >> insiders say she has not made a decision being she is pregnant with twins. much bigger things to focus on. donald glover is on board to voice simba. james earl jones, reprising his role as simba's father. >> hearing production for the film is being fast tracked so beyonce would likely have to make a decision very soon. >> "the lion king" was originally released in 1994 and currently one of the highest grossing animated films of all time. i can't get my daughter to watch. it doesn't involve a princess with long, blonde hair. so far, earned $968 million. >> make a personal appeal to, to, to halle berry. like, all of the snacks that you can ever want, halle.
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so i know how important that is. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ closing out another week that was dominated by political headlines. there is still time for a lighthearted comment about, salad dressing. >> go figure. >> excitement ahead of basketball's final four. >> here now is our weekly friday rewind. >> i am not going to tell you where i was at on the grounds. those are classified facilities. >> chairman nunes is falling down on the job. and seems to be more interested in protecting the president than seeking truth. >> if the president puts russian salad dressing on his salad tonight, somehow that is a russian connection. >> with the members of our committee we will get to the
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bottom of this. if you get nothing else from today, take that statement to the bank. >> we will make a deal on health care. that's such an easy one. i have no doubt that is going to happen very quickly. >> we need to fight back twice as hard not for the sake of a politics but these are bad policiy policyacies that will hurt people and take our country in the wrong direction. >> today has been a very difficult day for me and for my children. but, i want to assure my kids, and everyone else that this fight is far from over. i will not allow myself to be the scapegoat in this case. >> stepping over us, everything got, scarred my arms, knees. falling on the ground. >> been a policeman for 30 years. been to countless shootings and many of them were multivictim. not 16. never been anything like that. >> we are trying to clarify why they chose that house. was it random or some other knowledge that the suspects had that they chose that house. was it random or so.
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>> i trusted usa gymnastics. but i was sexually abused as were so many athletes. >> i know that i am not alone. more than 100 women have come forward and shared stories shockingly similar to mine. ♪ singin' in the rain just singin' in the rain ♪ >> would you join me in a standing ovation to debbie and carrie. >> it's over. north carolina -- looking for redemption in the desert. >> upset city there. >> going to let you ad-lib about this. not going to say a word. >> tomorrow, the final four action we will find out if it will be all carolina championship game. on monday, of course you have washington, of course. represented by gonzaga. >> naturally. >> duh. pacific northwest championship possible. >> what he said. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now" informing insomniacs for two decades.
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making news in america this friday morning, ready to talk. the president's former national security adviser, michael flynn, wants to testify in the ongoing probe into russia's meddling in the u.s. election, but in exchange for immunity. plus, russian president vladimir putin reacting to the allegations. we're live in washington. a massive fire causing a critical interstate to collapse. flames and smoke seen for miles across atlanta. what it means for this morning's commute. new this morning, pieces of a plane, the pentagon on fire and wreckage from inside the building. the never-before-seen pictures from 9/11 just made public. plus, strange sight on an american road. why this man was duct taped to a sign.

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